(KSDK) -- Missouri Senator Kit Bond wants to open a congressional hearing into the seniority system that made former TWA employees the first target for layoffs by American Airlines.
Yesterday. Bond asked for a hearing of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Bond says former TWA employees are losing their careers and livelihoods through no fault of their own. As part of the airlines'' merger, about 60 percent of TWA''s 2,100 pilots were placed at the bottom of the seniority list at American.